Install XXCMF1 Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000

Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 is the perfect candidate to try out our guide on how to update it to Android 4.2.2 with XXCMF1 Jelly Bean Official Firmware.

This tool is the right one to use on your tablet, but make sure the device is the International 3G and Wi-Fi variant.

Requirements

Apart from checking whether or not you’re using the right model for our tutorial, you need to notice these pre-requisites before grabbing the upgrade: turn on USB Debugging on your device, charge the handset’s battery, flash USB drivers that are appropriate for your tabtet on your notebook and create backups.

Then be sure to download these packages on your personal computer: Odin tool 3.07 and the Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXMF1 Firmware. Now that you have the right files for the update, you can start our guide by following the tasks in our next paragraph.Galaxy-Note-10.1-GT-N8000

How to flash XXCMF1 on GT-N8000

  1. Once the packages from above are on the laptop you own, you should unzip their content. You will afterwards see Odin3 v3.07.exe and .tar.md5 appear after the extraction is over, so as soon as you see them both you have to switch the Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8000 off.
  2. After the handset is turned off, you should enter it into Download Mode by doing this: press and hold, together, the keys labelled Volume Down and Power, wait for the tablet to be switched on and then press Volume Up and you’ll soon be in the Mode we mentioned.
  3. Next up: launch Odin as Admin. Then plug your device to your PC; the Odin will afterwards detect the device and display “Added!!” and then an ID:COM box should become all yellow; if the connection did not go smoothly, you have to remember to do as follows: use a USB port that’s different this time or flash, a second time, the USB Drivers until the plugging is successful. Now choose PDA and opt for a file with either .md5 or .tar in its extension.
  4. Then click on the following check boxes to choose various files needed for the update:
    – Phone, then opt for a file with MODEM in its name;
    – CSC and afterwards choose a file that comes with CSC in the name;
    – PIT, after which it is recommended to opt for a file wearing a .pit extension in it.
  5. Don’t leave Odin yet, simply do this next: turn on the boxes that say F. Reset Tim, Re-partition and Auto Reboot; the Re-partition one should be enabled if you selected the file with the .pit extension.
  6. After you tap START, the flashing of the XXMF1 can finally begin. At the end of this action, the Note 10.1 N8000 shall restart. The tablet will show a message reading PASS and there will also be a background in green to show you that you have to safely unplug the handset from your laptop.
  7. Your N8000 has just received an update to the official Android 4.1.2 XXCMF1 Jelly Bean firmware. To have a look at its plenty of benefits – which include faster and more reliable performance, various customization options and so on -, you should check this firmware out by going to your handset’s “About phone“.

NOTE: Should your tablet have to go through booting animation at a crucial point, you can take care of this by entering the device into Recovery Mode again, choosing Factory Reset/Wipe Data, opting for Wipe Cache Partition and then choosing the system restarting option. If you decide to root it, we have a guide for you, too.

If you have solved the problem above, be prepared to experience a much improved Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8000. And tell us whether or not you like the update!

Posted In How To - By Andrei Tomescu

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